In the Spotlight

Competitive MS research

“Multiple Sclerosis is a satisfying research area to work in”, says Professor Roland Martin, co-director of the Clinical Research Priority Program Multiple Sclerosis. “Enormous progress has been made with respect to newly approved therapies and […]


PhD Thesis completed!

Congratulations! The following students have completed their PhD thesis in the last six months:  Christian Brändli, Institute of Neuroinformatics, UZH/ETH (Supervisor: Dr. Shih-Chii Liu) 20 January 2015 Event-Based Machine Vision Sandrine Deprez, Institute of Pharmacology […]


Meet the new ZNZ group leaders

New ZNZ research group leaders: Shiva Tyagarajan, PhD Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Zurich The focus of Dr. Tyagarajan’s group is on the identification of molecular mechanisms that regulate the postsynaptic apparatus at […]


Fascination with the brain

The 100th edition of the television show “Gesundheit heute” was dedicated to the brain. Among the contributing guests are Prof. Lutz Jäncke, Prof. Jürg Kesselring and Prof. Nicole Wenderoth. The show talks about various aspects […]

Calls for Proposals

Synapsis Research Grants competition

Synapsis Foundation – Alzheimer Research Switzerland ARS announces a Research Grants competition. Deadline for submission of proposals is 31 July 2015. The goal of the Synapsis Foundation is to support innovative research projects on Alzheimer’s […]

Research News

Changes in sensory processing during learning

How is sensory information processing changing during learning? In their experiments published in Nature Neuroscience, Jerry Chen, Fritjof Helmchen and colleagues have made a significant step towards understanding the modulation of the neural signal pathways […]